School Sport: Marshalls Park chase crown
PUBLISHED: 10:00 08 January 2016
Pupils prepare for futsal finals
Marshalls Park’s under-16 boys will battle it out to be crowned Essex Schools’ futsal champions at the Copper Box Arena on Monday.
Park will represent Havering against schools from Barking & Dagenham, Redbridge and Newham, looking to book a place in the regional finals.
And PE teacher Paul Aylett says the pupils are excited to playing at the London 2012 Olympic venue.
He said: “Marshalls Park are really looking forward to the futsal championships on Monday. We have a joint team comprising of year 10 and 11 students.
“The year 10s competing won the competition when they were in year seven and will look to progress to the finals.
“It is a great form of the game and helps develop the boys as players. Hopefully we play well.”
Marshalls Park: B Allen, C Nightingil, H Fisher, J Porter, A Cook, J Leyden, A Garson.
n Marshalls Park’s year eight boys will look to book a place in the semi-finals of the Essex Cup next Friday (January 11).
The Romford pupils entertain Greensward Academy with a tie against St Thomas More or Brampton Manor awaiting.
n Frances Bardsley will fly the flag for Havering in the under-16 girls’ finals on January 18, while Marshalls Park compete in both the under-14 boys’ and girls’ competitions in March.
Redden Court’s boys are also in action on March 3, while their girls chase honours on March 14 alongside Frances Bardsley.